Category Archives: unemployment

It’s Not Over

Ironically, according to the economists (who didn’t know it at the time), the recession ended three years ago in June 2009 one month before I received my layoff notice.  Everything since then has been economic expansion (aka ‘Recovery’) albeit a … Continue reading

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Woman on the Verge

Several years ago I designed a bumper sticker (on zazzle.com) that just says Woman on the Verge in white letters on a black background. The funny thing (now) is that when I designed that bumper sticker (and put it on … Continue reading

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The New Underclass

That’s what they are calling the long-term unemployed.  The new underclass.  If you still have a job, at one time or another you’ve probably thought (or submitted a comment ), “Just get a job!”  If you still have a job, … Continue reading

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